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ECDE Operations Associate

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Manufacturing, operations, quality
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Cytonn Investments is an independent investments management firm, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and D.C. Metro - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global and local institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.

Our investments are in real estate and private equity. Real estate investments are made through our development affiliate, Cytonn Real Estate, where we currently have over Kshs. 82 billion (USD 820 mn) of projects under mandate across ten projects. In private equity, we invest in banking, insurance, education, hospitality and technology. Our financial services investments in Sub Saharan Africa are made through our Cytonn Financial Services Fund (CFSF) through which we are the 6th largest shareholder in NIC Bank in Kenya. Investments in education and hospitality are made through Cytonn Education Services and Cytonn Hospitality, respectively.
CES, has the mandate to provide the education services component of our comprehensive master-planned developments such as day care centres for The Alma in Ruaka, Taraji Heights in Ruaka, and The Ridge in Ridgeways. CES also has the mandate to set up comprehensive education institutions for RiverRun Estates in Ruiru and Newtown in Athi River. As part of this mandate, CES is setting up an ECDE Centre, under the brand name, Cytonn Schools. The centre shall provide comprehensive, quality Early Childhood Education, complimented with extracurricular activities. We are therefore looking to acquire and retain the best talent to be part of this vision. We are looking to hire an Operations Associate who will be in charge of Cytonn Schools’ ECDE arm.

Reporting to the Business Manager, the Operations Associate will formulate, implement, supervise and evaluate policy guidelines on planning and management of all activities, academic and otherwise, in all our ECDE Centres and effectively oversee the operations of all Cytonn Schools’ ECDE Centres, so as to ensure achievement of academic quality in line with the expectations of all the stakeholders.


  1. Guidance on the research towards identifying the best locations to develop the ECDE centres and the analysis on the financial viability of developing the Centres on the locations identified
  2. Develop and follow through on implementation work plans for the development and management of operations for centres that have been approved for implementation by the Board
  3. Perform continuous and timely updates to the Business Manager and other stakeholders of Cytonn Schools on the progress on development and operations of Cytonn Schools ECDE
  4. Developing and implementing operational processes, procedures and manuals for the Cytonn Schools ECDE
  5. Assist in the process of talent acquisition and personnel management; including the development of roles, recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff
  6. Perform continuous research in the education sector to ensure that Cytonn’s investment decisions and expansion plans in the sector are data driven
  7. Any other duties as may be prescribed from time to time

General Information

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Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Manufacturing, operations, quality
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Market research, intelligence; Operative planning; Talent management and planning; Organize and manage recruitment campaigns; Research planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Cytonn Investments is an investments and real estate company, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and DC Metro area - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region. Our alternative investments solutions are based on four main products: real estate, structured solutions, private equity and advisory. Most of the investment opportunities in Sub Saharan Africa are not in the listed markets, hence our focus on alternative investments to find uncommon value and returns for our clients.

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